Dante Simmons: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Dante Simmons
School: Campbell University
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
My goals for this season were, get an interception every game, win the conference championship, and be the best Cornerback in the nation.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Fast, clutch, consistent.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I have been working out every single day, very intense training and staying mentally and physically focused
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
When I’m watching film on the opposing team, I look at their formations and which Receivers they like to go to the most. When I’m watching film on myself, I look at how I could improve on my technique and become a technician on the field.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
I’m a 6’2″ corner, I’m fast, I have a great football IQ, I have great length, and I use my long arms to my advantage.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I’m a great teammate, I’m very coachable, and I lead by example.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
How could you pass on a Cornerback with my skill, length, and success at my position. I am the player your team needs. I simply let my work on the field speak for me. My work ethic is incomparable. My football IQ will exceed your expectations and I will work harder than anyone on your roster(former or current).